Puro mexicano / edited by J. Frank Dobie.Material type: TextPublisher: Dallas : Southern Methodist University Press, Copyright date: ©1935Description: x, 261 pages ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0870740415; 9780870740411Subject(s): Tales -- Mexico | Folklore -- MexicoAdditional physical formats: Online version:: Puro mexicano.DDC classification: 398.2/0972 LOC classification: GR115 | .D62 1975Summary: A collection of Mexican folk tales.
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Originally published by Texas Folklore Society, Austin as numbers 12 of its Publications.
A collection of Mexican folk tales.
Author notes provided by SyndeticsJ. Frank Dobie was born on a ranch in Live Oak County, Texas on September 26, 1888. He graduated from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas in 1910 and received his master's degree from Columbia University. He became an American folklorist, writer, and newspaper columnist. He wrote numerous books depicting life in rural Texas including A Vaquero of the Brush Country, On the Open Range, Tongues of the Monte, The Voice of the Coyote, Tales of Old Time Texas, I'll Tell You a Tale, and Cow People. Coronado's Children won the Literary Guild Award in 1931. On September 14, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson awarded him the Medal of Freedom. He died four days later on September 18, 1964.
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